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Son of the wilderness : the life of John Muir

Author: Linnie Marsh Wolfe
Publisher: Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2003, ©1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Working closely with Muir's family and with his papers, Linnie Marsh Wolfe was able to create a full portrait of her subject, not only as America's firebrand conservationist and founder of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: John Muir; John Muir
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linnie Marsh Wolfe
ISBN: 0299186342 9780299186340
OCLC Number: 52752503
Notes: Reprint of the 1st ed. published by Knopf, New York.
Description: xxv, 364 pages, [27] pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Pt. I. A stern heritage, 1849-1860 --
Pt. II. Seedtime and growth, 1860-1863 --
Pt. III. Call of the wilderness, 1864-1870 --
Pt. IV. Surrender and dedication, 1871-1875 --
Pt. V. New goals, 1875-1887 --
Pt VI. A leader of men, 1888-1900 --
Pt. VII. Fruition and struggle, 1901-1914
Other Titles: Life of John Muir
Responsibility: Linnie Marsh Wolfe.

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This Pulitzer Prize winning biography of John Muir is available once again in an updated paperback edition."

 
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